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How Tiananmen Square memorial statue was removed in Hong Kong

How Tiananmen Square memorial statue was removed in Hong KongA well known statue at the University of Hong Kong marking the Tiananmen Square massacre was pull out late on Wednesday.

The Pillar of Shame statue displays piled-up corpses to celebrate pro-democracy protesters killed by Chinese authorities in 1989.

It was one of the few remaining public monuments in Hong Kong memorializing the incident, which is a highly delicate topic in China.

Its removal comes as Beijing has increasingly been cracking down on political dissent in Hong Kong.

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